New Yorkers play on the weekend in the Hamptons. They escape the weekday hubub of the city with the bustling roads full of taxis and commuters for some quiet and upscale country club socializing. Out and about in the Hamptons, you will notice many fashionable shoe trends at events throughout the busy holiday season. There are cocktail parties like the Parrish Presents to benefit the Parrish Art Museum to attend and a Chanukah Party at The Jewish Center. Gala events are the main attraction too this holiday season.
The question begs for any girl in town who grew up watching Carrie in Sex And The City: “What shoes are you going to wear?”
There are five major trends that you cannot do away for this holiday season in the Hamptons.
1. The Fur Boot
Pack this one to go out shopping with your girlfriends at Christian Louboutin has an adorable flat calfskin pair that might suit your walking needs and keep you warm in the snow when shopping during the holiday season. It is great to run errands around town too! If you are on a shopaholic budget, then try the midscale version by Naughty Monkey. It’s fur is faux.
2. The Gala Slipper
Every girl needs a slipper in the Winter Wonderland of the Hamptons to attend the gala. That’s when you pull out the Jimmy Choo metallic suede glittered ankle wrap. It’s understated glamour without being too ostentatious. You can certainly dance all night in this pair. If you are aiming for budget friendly version, Pour La Victoire Bridal and Evening has a black satin sandal with glittered straps. It would look gorgeous with red enameled toes. It’s time to get that pedicure.
3. The Sparkling Cocktail Shoe
Use this one to attend events like the Parrish Presents Cocktail Party. Be spontaneous, original and artistic with a Giuseppe Zanotti pave iridescent pump. It will add sparkle to your night! This brand is highly favored by Eva Longoria. The best bang for your puck can be found in A. Marinelli’s Event, a sparkling pewter pair in cracked ice. These shoes are ultra comfy and are named after its founder, Anthony Marinelli, who has been in the footwear design and manufacturing business for over 35 years. They will set the mood to any party.
4. The Heeled Sneaker
This is a “now” trend to go about in the gym. High heels make your legs look longer and your calves fit with this upscale sneaker.Tsubo carries a budget friendly line with five star reviews. These will look great in Zumba class.
5. The Riding Boot
The Hamptons is well known for polo in the summer. Go ahead and wear those riding boots year round. Frye makes sturdy riding boots to grab the attention of that polo champion. But if you want to look like Kate Middleton searching for her Prince William then try the iconic British riding boot. This is the midscale option for us socialites and princess-to-be types.